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Volunteer with Goshen Players

Goshen Players is always looking for volunteers! There are many areas in which you can become involved.

The Box Office of the Old Town Hall is open on performance days, one hour before curtain. Box Office volunteers hand out ticket orders and process ticket sales at the door. The Box Office is looking for volunteers with:

  • Computer literacy
  • Friendly personality
  • Basic math skills
  • Legible handwriting
  • Ability to deal with the public in person
  • Patience

Ticket takers verify and tear ticket stubs; ushers show patrons to their seats and pass out playbills. For shows with cabaret seating, ushers also serve refreshments. Concession stand volunteers sell snacks and coffee during intermission. These volunteers report to the House Manager, and need :

  • Ability to work on a team
  • Cash handling experience
  • Leadership skills
  • Ability to deal with the public in person
  • Patience

The set building crew is responsible for both pre-production construction and post-production breakdown. The Goshen Players will provide instruction and supervision where and when necessary, but also welcomes volunteers who have some of the following:

  • Knowledge of hand and/or power tools
  • Painting experience of any kind
  • Willingness to work and learn all phases of set and prop construction
  • Electrical work experience

The stage crew works under the direction of the stage manager. The stage crew moves set pieces and props during a show's performance, and ensures that all set pieces and props are secured at the end of a performance. The stage crew also includes people who are interested in learning about light design and execution. Volunteers help to hang and focus the lights as well as run the light board during the final rehearsals and performances. Some computer skill is helpful. Goshen Players welcomes stage crew volunteers who are :

  • Available for all technical rehearsals and performances
  • Able to lift 50 pounds (preferred)
  • Willing to work on a team
  • Able to listen and follow directions

Costume volunteers assist with the production and maintenance of show costumes. Some productions require volunteer wardrobe staff and dressers during the performances. Costume volunteers report to the Costume Designer, and should possess:

  • Hand and machine sewing skills
  • Patience
  • Able to make a time commitment weekly